A06106 Summary:

BILL NOA06106
 
SAME ASNo Same As
 
SPONSORHawley
 
COSPNSRBarclay, Angelino, Tannousis
 
MLTSPNSR
 
Amd §2281, V & T L
 
Increases width and weight of the description specifics for an all terrain vehicle.
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A06106 Actions:

BILL NOA06106
 
03/10/2021referred to transportation
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A06106 Committee Votes:

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A06106 Floor Votes:

There are no votes for this bill in this legislative session.
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A06106 Memo:

NEW YORK STATE ASSEMBLY
MEMORANDUM IN SUPPORT OF LEGISLATION
submitted in accordance with Assembly Rule III, Sec 1(f)
 
BILL NUMBER: A6106
 
SPONSOR: Hawley
  TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to increasing width and weight of the description specifics for an all terrain vehicle   PURPOSE: The purpose of this legislation is to update the outdated ATV definition to reflect the existence of larger all-terrain vehicles, often known as utility terrain vehicles (UTVs).   SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends subdivision one of Section 2281 of the Vehicle and Traffic Law to increase the defined weight of an ATV to 2,000 pounds dry weight and to increase the maximum width to 80 inches. Section 2 provides that the bill shall take effect on the 30th day after it shall have become a law.   JUSTIFICATION: The current weight limit in statute for ATVs means that New Yorkers cannot register so-called utility terrain vehicles (UTVs) in this State. In an effort to encompass the industry's current and future product offerings, including the growing popularity of UTVs, this legislation updates the outdated definition by increasing the maximum allowable dry weight of such vehicles from 1,000 pounds to 2,000 pounds dry weight. It also provides for an increase in the maximum width of such vehicles from 70 inches to 80 inches. New York State should be doing all it can to expand one of its strongest economic sectors, tourism. This legislation is a step forward in that it will enable more people to register their vehicles and to visit our trails which will help local economies.   LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: 02/12/20 A9818 - referred to transportation
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A06106 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                          6106
 
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 10, 2021
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by M. of A. HAWLEY, BARCLAY -- read once and referred to the
          Committee on Transportation
 
        AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation  to  increasing
          width and weight of the description specifics for an all terrain vehi-
          cle
 
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision 1 of section 2281 of the vehi-
     2  cle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 319 of the laws of  1997,  is
     3  amended to read as follows:
     4    (a)  "All  terrain  vehicle" or "ATV" means any self-propelled vehicle
     5  which is manufactured for sale for operation  primarily  on  off-highway
     6  trails  or  off-highway  competitions  and only incidentally operated on
     7  public highways providing that such vehicle does  not  exceed  [seventy]
     8  eighty  inches  in  width,  or  [one]  two  thousand  pounds dry weight.
     9  Provided, however, this definition shall not include a  "snowmobile"  or
    10  other  self-propelled  vehicles  manufactured for off-highway use exclu-
    11  sively designed for travel on snow or ice, steered by  skis  or  runners
    12  and  supported  in whole or in part by one or more skis, belts or cleats
    13  which utilize an endless belt tread.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
    15  have become a law.
 
 
 
 
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD01976-01-1
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A06106 LFIN:

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A06106 Chamber Video/Transcript:

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